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Improving air quality in buildings

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24/03/2015

A new system to establish health-protective limits for the emission of hazardous chemicals from products used in our homes, schools and offices has been developed by the EU-LCI Working Group. Cranfield University scientists, as members of the EU-LCI Working Group, have contributed to the development of a new procedure which is intended to be adopted and applied across Europe. It has established ...

Clarke Energy Expands Australian Rental Operations with Horizon Power

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26/03/2015

Clarke Energy is expanding its Australian power station rental operations through the supply of GE’s gas engines to Horizon Power’s Short Term Power Project near the remote Pilbara town of Onslow in Western Australia. Power station utilises 3 of GE’s J320 gas engines with 3MW of power for local operations prior to the construction of a permanent power station Deal represents ...

EPA Proposes Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Nanoscale Materials

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26/03/2015

On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a prepublication version of a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) proposed rule concerning reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when manufactured (including imported) or processed at the nanoscale. EPA proposes to require persons that manufacture or process these chemical ...

New OSHA Report Discusses Income Inequality Associated with Failure to Protect Workers

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26/03/2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) just released a new report that examines how workplace injuries and illnesses impact income inequality. The report, Adding Inequality to Injury: The Costs of Failing to Protect Workers on the Job explores the impact on employees and their families of the more than three million workers that are seriously injured and the approximately 4,500 ...

New White Paper Describes How to Minimize Uncertainty in Mass Calibration By Controlling External Influences

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26/03/2015

The new METTLER TOLEDO White Paper "Influences on Mass Calibration" explains how multiple physical influences can affect the accuracy of daily weight calibration measurements. Recognizing how to control or correct for these factors is vital in minimizing the uncertainty of measurement and obtaining reliable calibration results. In mass calibration, high accuracy and low uncertainty is ...

Isatis 2015 innovates once again

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25/03/2015

The latest Isatis release offers innovation with Simulation Reduction. This new application designed for the mining industry provides a quick way to identify grade realizations which best represent the whole grade variability. Isatis 2015 also better supports very large data sets like seismic grids thanks to the improvement of many application performances. And new specific tools help you with ...

Granutech-Saturn announces acquisition of Magnatech hammermill line to enhance its Saturn® industrial shredder portfolio for non-ferrous applications

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24/03/2015

Granutech-Saturn Systems, a world-leading manufacturer of the Saturn brand of industrial and mobile shredders announced today it has acquired a comprehensive line of industrial hammermills and ringmills, formerly marketed under the Magnatech brand. “In line with our history of strategic acquisitions, the long established and proven Magnatech Engineering line of hammermills provides us with ...

Catalytic Hard Water Scale Prevention System Successfully Tested Under US Government Green Proving Ground Scheme

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26/03/2015

The US Government's GSA takes products that it believes could be environmentally useful for its estate of buildings and tests them scaling Caused by hard water is a big problem worldwide. For 18 Months The  General Services Administration , responsible for many public buildings in the US,  tested a catalytic hard water scale preventer  under the ...

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